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The second part of a look at the back half of the Globe and Mail's name.
The Toronto connections of Joseph Shlisky, one of the world's greatest cantors.
In the 1960s, the horror icon promoted Canadian artists by selling their work through Sears.
Provincial heritage designation would protect the club and its iconic neon sign.
Toronto erects a statue of King Edward VII—in 1969.
Once upon a time, livestock roamed the streets of Toronto—and not everyone was pleased about it.
A zealous archaeologist, a cheeky prospector, and the ensuing debacle about whether the Beardmore Relics really came from Ontario.
A look at some historical ads and offers from the former fixture of the Yonge-Eglinton community.
When he knocked Bobby Orr out cold during a 1969 playoff game, the truculent Leaf nearly incited a riot at Boston Garden.
The first of a two-part look at the back half of the Globe and Mail's name.
From dance parties featuring the music of Pat Boone to new health-conscious initiatives, the mall has been serving its south Etobicoke community since 1956.
Volunteer fireman William Thornton is fatally injured in a November 1848 blaze.
To mark Remembrance Day in 1948, the department store erected a memorial to fallen employees.
A guide to the ceremonies and events that will take place across the city on November 11.
Colonel Arthur Rankin is arrested at the Rossin House Hotel for inviting Canadians to the American Civil War.
The time-warped mall brightens its look with panels that celebrate the neighbourhood's history.
What happened when hundreds of Irish Canadians took to the streets on the fifth of November, “armed to the teeth with guns and pikes.”
Architect Uno Prii's beloved, and despised, apartment buildings.